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Lip Print Stitch-by-Stitch

The stitched lip print is one of my favorite original embroidery designs. This one I did a couple of days ago is not perfectly smooth, but the flame is there, I suppose. 44 more words

Hand Embroidery

Always Two There Are...A Master and An Apprentice...

Let’s be honest – cross stitching is not exactly the trendiest hobby to have. In fact, when many people hear the words “cross stitch” or “needlework”, it conjures up the image of a little old granny wearing her hand-knitted sweater stitching away on a linen handkerchief and complaining about how the weather is affecting her arthritis. 491 more words

Cross Stitch

needlework essentials :: the wrap-up

Wow – part FIVE of this series, marking a whole month of needlework posts! As you can probably tell, I am just having a wee bit of fun getting addicted to needlework again. 986 more words

Other Crafty Stuff

Hello and welcome to Thee Crazy Blanket posting. :) I started the Crazy Blanket idea back in February, stitching a few blocks each week with a different embroidery designs. 328 more words


Mural and Embroidery

A little embroidery today. And below are two pictures of a mural in progress. I intend it to be a forest scene, but it’s only just underway. 79 more words


Manga Cross-Stitch at S-Con

I love cross stitch and I love anime and manga. That’s why I madeĀ Manga Cross Stitch, a book that shows you how to combine the two and make your own, original, Japanese-inspired needlecraft designs. 451 more words


Sashiko Finished

I have finished my Sashiko panel. Its only took me 4 weeks. I love the finished pattern. I’m a very geometric person so that is why I was drawn to this design. 72 more words